Talking Sense offers news, comment and features on the issues that matter to deafblind people, their families and the professionals who work with them.
View a selection of articles from recent editions of Talking Sense.
Children and families
- Focus on eating and drinking difficulties
- The challenges that families face
- Tackling sleep difficulties in children
- Special brothers and sisters
- Supporting children in hospital
- A voice for fathers
- Coping with other people’s reactions to your disabled child
- Staying together
- Leaving home - a fresh new start
- Transition: A new journey begins
- New curriculum from Victoria School's MSI Unit
- Curriculum: Art of learning
- Curriculum: Rhythm of learning
- Curriculum: Dramatic dialogue
Supporting adults with congenital deafblindness
- Focus on friendships
- Focus on sexuality
- One-on-one intervention
- I choose supported housing
- Choosing a healthy life
- How can deafblind people be empowered to take part in community life?
- Supporting adults with challenging behaviour
- Protecting vulnerable adults from abuse
- How yoga can help people with cogential deafblindness
- Person centred planning
- How the Acquired Deafblindness Forum brings deafblind people together
- My life as a tightrope walker
- Shelter from the storm
- Deafblind parents
- The transition period for young people with Usher
- Usher 2: How is it for you?
- Would a cochlear implant help me?
- Usher research
- Tackling loneliness in older people
- Always change: The transitions experienced by an older woman with declining sight and hearing
- Older people's experience of deafblindness
- Elderly and invisible?
- Deafblind war veterans
- Personal-professional relationships
- Should we be using touch more in our work with older people?
- The staff who cares
- The role of night staff
- The healing touch
- Out of sight, out of mind: Mental health difficulties faced by deafblind people
- Norway's new ways with mental health
- Deafblindness and mental distress
Membership and self-help
First published: Wednesday 26 September 2012
Updated: Monday 5 June 2017